From Records to Re-Entry

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Course Description:
As service providers, you’re tasked with the enormous responsibility of helping your clients with criminal histories find gainful employment. Not only do you have to help your job seekers develop resumes, but you have to be well-versed in the justice system itself. By default you need to learn how to read RAP sheets, know the rules of sealing and expungement and help your job seekers navigate employment laws. No easy task! This class provides you with all the tools and resources you need to effectively help your clients with criminal histories find jobs.

Topics covered include:

  • Understanding the Illinois Criminal Justice System
  • Learning about the challenges of re-entry
  • Identifying the legal remedies available to individuals with criminal records
  • Coaching the job seeker through the resume and interview

Audience:
This course is for all workforce development staff including supervisors, job developers, and case managers.

Course Duration:
Two full-day sessions–9:00am-4:00pm

Course Dates:
August 16 & 17, 2017

Facilitator:
Chicago Jobs Council staff

Cost:
Members: $170*
Non-Members: $250
*To access this member price, you must log in to your CJC account when registering.

Location:
Chicago Jobs Council
29 E. Madison St. Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60602

Questions?
Please contact Cheryl Hester, Frontline Focus Administrator, with any questions: 312.252.0460 x108, cheryl@cjc.net.

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